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BA038 crash landing caused by a software glitch?

Jan 22 2008

Even if the investigation from the AAIB is still in progress and the preliminary report is expected to be released in about one month, new theories are emerging about the BA038 crash landing’s root cause. Since a simultaneous engine failure ...

Scie di condensazione o scie chimiche?

Jan 21 2008

E’ ormai da un pò di tempo che assisto al proliferare sulla rete di foto aventi come soggetto scie dei velivoli in volo ad alta quota. Si tratta nella maggior parte dei casi di immagini che hanno lo scopo di ...

BA038: B772 crash landing at Heathrow

Jan 20 2008

On Jan 17th, a British Airways B777, BA038 crash landed at London Heathrow.

DATE:18/01/08 SOURCE:Flight International Power loss caused BA 777 crash landing at Heathrow By David Learmount All 136 passengers from a British Airways Boeing 777-200 were evacuated, three of them suffering minor injuries, ...

Qantas safety record

Jan 18 2008

I was trying to find out some new information dealing with the QF2 emergency discussed in my last post when I found this article on the Sydney Morning Herald website:

Qantas defends safety record as it probes jet’s power loss

January 11, 2008 ...

Qantas electric failure(s)

Jan 11 2008

Yesterday, I was reading one of my favourite aviation newsgroup. One of the posts pointed to the following article, published on the Sydney Morning Herald:

Qantas jet failure outrage Edmund Tadros January 9, 2008 – 1:53PM

Passengers were told there was a “stand-by power problem” ...

La turbolenza

Jan 04 2008

Dopo aver brevemente discusso dell’Atmosfera nel precedente post, fornirò alcune nozioni relative alla turbolenza che, come detto, è al centro delle preoccupazioni di molti passeggeri di velivoli commerciali. Esistono diversi tipi di turbolenza, in base ai fenomeni meteorologici che ne ...

Military Aviation

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...

Drones

Aug 17 2017
We Went Inside USAF MQ-9 Reaper Training and Operations at Holloman AFB. We never heard it. Out of the corner of my eye in a cloud...
Aug 08 2017
Several people have spotted a drone apparently too close to the U.S. Navy display team’s F/A-18 Hornets. On Aug. 4, 2017, th...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...
Aug 14 2017
Yet another “Rhino” has crashed. It’s the second Super Hornet this year, the fourth one since May 2016. As you p...

Rogue States

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 13 2017
A “what if” story. Disclaimer: this story contains some “poetic licenses” to make the fictional scenario m...

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